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From: E. Gladyshev (eegg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-29 03:43:55

Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
>>The reason we dropped the named template parameter interface to iterator
>>adaptors was that nobody was using it. The default computation was so
>>complicated that most iterator authors wanted to specify all the
>>parameters explicitly. So before we make NTP into a real library I'd
>>like to see it pass some real-world usability tests. If there was at
>>least anecdotal evidence that people were using and liking it, I'd be
> I remember NTP were really usefull in multi-policy based solutions. (for
> example policy based smart pointer)

I think it is useful in single-policy based solutions as well
with "variable" number of template parameters.
For instance you could imagine tuple having an assignment policy.


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